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LINKTV
Nov 14, 2012 9:00am PST
like this beach are the result of a dynamic interaction between two competing geologic agents-- the rocky land masses and the energy of the ocean. people tend to think of these as separate and independent from one another, but by ignoring the intimate connection between land and sea, they fail to realize that this delicately balanced system is subject to continual change. building walls and boardwalks and homes on a shifting coastline is a gamble with nature that sometimes pays off with disastrous consequences. clearly, then, the coast is a part of our world that needs to be observed and understood. consider the waves, for example. their rhythmic motion and sound has made watching them a popular pastime, yet few people have a real understanding of what a wave is and how it works. understanding ocean waves is vital to predicting their impact on not only the beach environment but on coastal development. when a wave approaches the beach, it's not the water itself that's advancing, but a surge of energy which is moving through the water. it's like the ripple that runs across a field of
SFGTV2
Nov 19, 2012 5:00am PST
last project and i want to especially thank. north beach community for your patience, for your persistence and your perseverance to have the state-of-the-art library here in your neighborhood. [ applause ] thank you so much very much. [ applause ] >> let's talk a little bit about this library. it's going to be 60% larger than the other library that sits over there. 60% larger. that means more books, more media, wonderful technology, wi-fi access. if you envision this space and if you look that way you have a wonderful adult area. as you walk in from the mason street side, you have an amazing teen center for all the young adults. absolutely. yelling back here, [ applause ] . that was our deputy city librarian, what can we say? a wonderful space for children. this north beach library serves over 30,000 diverse residents and it's way overdue to have a state-of-the-art library. clean it's really a true partnership with our city departments and i want to thank our dpw folks and their team. mindy, lena, fantastic work in managing this project. [ applause ] and another superb partner
NBC
Oct 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
sandy's devastation, both from the air and from the beach. while on the ground at this hour, there are still dramas unfolding, some of them life-threatening as president obama gets a look at sandy's devastation. nightly news begins now. >>> well, good evening, from the jersey shore, and again, if you include this entire region of several hundred miles, all of it hard-hit by this storm named sandy, the hardest hit area continues to be the shoreline of new jersey, about 130 miles from north to south. we are just back from one of our first tours, and for those of you able to see us, the folks with power, especially in the eastern region of the united states, we have been using the phrase "redrawing the map of the jersey shore" to talk about the power of this storm. we were able to see that today, there are new inlets, new beaches where they didn't exist. there will have to be new tide tables because the water is coming inland where it didn't before, the destruction is everywhere you look. we're going to start tonight with lester holt who started his journey in the storm down in virginia,
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
beach island, new jersey. >> pelley: good >> pelley: good evening. this barrier island on the new jersey shore is one of the areas hit hardest by hurricane sandy. in a moment, we'll show you what the storm did to this community and talk to some of the people who live here. they're facing a fourth day without power as the nights grow colder. but first, the number of people who lost their lives in this storm is now up to at least 87 in nine states. in new york city, firefighters and police went door to door oncking on residents. mayor michael bloomberg said the death toll in the city is up to 37 now. today, police recovered the bodies of two staten island children who were literally torn from their mother's arms and swept away on floodwaters monday. millions of people in 11 states from virginia to new hampshire are spending a fourth night in the dark. nearly 4.5 million homes and businesses are without electricity. but the cavalry is on the way. the air force is shipping utility trucks and power generators from california 7board 17 aircraft. and the new york city subway started runn
SFGTV
Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm PST
space for north beach and it wouldn't happen wouldn't fantastic support from the community. julie christinsen, a shout out to you. [ applause ] the. so throughout this ceremony, we're going to celebrate and pay tribute to all of the wonderful folks that are making it happen. so without further ado, person that not only has prior director of public works, city administrator and now wonderful mayor for our city; who has been terrifically supportive of our city, mayor ed lee. [ applause ] >> how is everybody doing? [ applause ] [ applause ] well let me begin by saying luis, congratulations but you know, when you are as successful as you are have been with the library commission it's like winning the first world series. we're not just satisfied with one project, even though there are 24 of these that have been completed with this one, and the proper use of our library bonds program from beginning from the year 2000 with the great partnership of dpw and so forth. there are more great partnerships to be guilt because guess what we're doing with the bonds that publicly improves, we're ho
SFGTV2
Nov 5, 2012 11:00pm PST
beach branch library, they will remember this day, when they bring their kids up to the front and say mayor lee and luis herrera and everybody worked together to get this done. and, by the way, more is to come when we all work together. because today is about a confirmation, the biggest thanks goes to the parents and residents of north beach. ten years it took us to get to this place. a lot of ups and downs and winding and turning. [ applause ] and if it wasn't for people like julie and others, who i met years ago and we looked each other in the eye when i was at dpw and we said we're going to get this done and make it even a better libraries, because libraries are centers for our communities. they are seismically safe. they are going to have the most modern equipment for our kids to grow up and promise all of the things that we promised for them to do to become even better residents. the things that keeps me going and everybody else goes in collaboration, we're doing it for you. it's not about us. it's not about announcements, about things that are politically smart for us to do. it'
SFGTV2
Nov 17, 2012 9:00am PST
commission that every new building has public art. i don't know if our artist for north beach is here, bill fontana, we're excited about his work and the opportunity to have beautiful art as part of the project. so bill, thank you. also, we talked about how important access is to our neighborhood libraries and today we have our acting director in the mayor's office of disability, carla johnson. carla. thank you for joining us. thank you for being here today. [ applause ] our next supervisor who also does not need much of an introduction because he is at every single library opening. a terrific staunch supporter and advocate for public libraries supervisor scott wiener. thank you for joining us [ applause ] . >> thank you, luis and congratulations on this great day moving forward. i go to library openings partly because mine were done by the time i took office. i have public library opening envy. this project in particular, north beach branch library and joe dimaggio has had a special place in my heart and i have been especially an outspoken supporter of this project and, in fact when
SFGTV
Nov 8, 2012 1:30pm PST
office. i have public library opening envy. this project in particular, north beach branch library and joe dimaggio has had a special place in my heart and i have been especially an outspoken supporter of this project and, in fact when we were putting together prop b, the parks fund and we needed to make room in the for joe dimaggio, i went to the rec and park commission to have it included even though it wasn't in my district. some people have asked me scott why you do care so much about this project when it's not even in your district? we might be representing districts, but we are one city fundamentally. [ applause ] and just like your great supervisor david chiu supports things that happen in my district i want to support north beach and this part of the city. even more important, this project, this fight about the north beach branch library, about joe dimaggio, fundamentally was about whether we were going to be moving forward as a city. whether we were going to focus just on the past or also on the future of our city. whether we were going to focus on what recreation was like 25
SFGTV
Nov 25, 2012 9:30am PST
] >> thank you. >> good morning. the sun is shining on north beach today. i am so happy to be here. i think it's amazing that in the week that we celebrate the giants, we are also celebrating a real tribute to the best baseball legend in history, joe dimaggio! [ applause ] as our librarian just said, the very first meeting i took, even before he was sworn-in, after i was elected was about this library. and i got to tell you, that was only four years of a ten-year struggle. there have been hundreds of meetings coming together. there are high school students today who were preschool students when we started this conversation. and i have to tell you as we all know, it takes a village to raise our kids, but it has taken many villages to build this library. i want to start first and foremost by thanking three mothers, who helped to lead friends of joe dimaggio, julie christinsen, lizzy diaz and lizziehurst, thank you for all you have done. [ applause ] and i also want to take a moment and thank all of the parents who are here of all the different schools that we have. yes, franklin middle
SFGTV2
Nov 9, 2012 7:30pm PST
wanted to say that the beach chalet and the park chalet and the new one you opened is incredible places and the beach chalet is at the western end of golden gate park. there are tremendous features of amazing history of san francisco with wpa created by lam bow in the 30's and the art work shows the favor of the time and incredible for fans to see that the wpa created these art projects and this is a dream they created when they were 24 and 25 years old at sf state. i am reading from the seven by seven magazine. and how was the idea for the beach chalet done? and in their early 20's at the time and this is lara speaking "i recently graduated from the beach chalet and came up for lease and we lived in the sunset and he had his eye on the spot for his dream restaurant. we were home brewing and decided brewing would be the perfect operation. he wrote the business plan for his final assignment at school and since i was a new mom i did leg work and literally before the web and my research was doesn't on the beach and checking with surfers and what their favorite foods were. that is fr
CBS
Nov 1, 2012 6:30pm EDT
this part of the state, long beach island, homes were not just flooded but destroyed like the one behind me. the new jersey national guard helped rescue folks from the island. a mandatory evacuation order was in effect at the time, but many people chose to stay behind. let us show you what parts of long beach island used to look like. as a point of reference, notice the white house at the bottom of the cul-de-sac, the one with the pool. now look at it today. that's the white house, wrecked, and the street is now a canal. long beach island has 150,000 residents in the summer, but today we found it mostly empty. the national guard is on patrol. earth movers are clearing roads of tons of beach sand. piles of debris are rising in parking lots. among the only residents here today were frank and sandra smith. they rode ow the storm. they're in day three without power, an and the utility may shut off the gas in town tonight as a safety precaution. it's been several days now since the storm. what has it been like living here on the island? >> cold. dreary. we have no water, except drinkin
NBC
Nov 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
shore, the cameras discovered the most dirty beach in america. the growing wave of trash from the tsunami in japan, and more heading our way. >>> and is there life on mars? the folks who run the rover are hinting at a discovery. nightly news begins now. >>> good evening, while millions of americans have bought a ticket hoping to be awarded a pile of money and financial security for life, there is another kind of lottery going on in washington. they're playing with our money. we're going to find out shortly if two parties can agree on a way to keep this country from falling off what is referred to for good reason as a "fiscal cliff,". there were sporadic outbreaks of bipartisanship, no real compromise yet. but the issues are tough and will affect every single american before it is over. we'll take a closer look on how it could impact medicare in just a moment. first we want to begin with white house political director chuck todd, good evening. on where things stand at the negotiating table, good evening >> reporter: today, washington had the feel of a full-blown election campaign.
SFGTV
Nov 8, 2012 10:30pm PST
beach and this part of the city. even more important, this project, this fight about the north beach branch library, about joe dimaggio, fundamentally was about whether we were going to be moving forward as a city. whether we were going to focus just on the past or also on the future of our city. whether we were going to focus on what recreation was like 25 or 50 years ago or what needs to happen today and in the future in san francisco? and we won that battle and we sent a clear message that that city has a strong future for everyone and we're going to make it happen. thank you and congratulations. [applause] >> thank you, scott. appreciate it. i did mention that the library is thriving? did i mention that last year we had 7.2 million visitor to our libraries? it's exciting to know that and it's the only larguishan library that did not suffer any reductions or cutbacks during the economic downturn. you provided that stable funding and thank you, again for all of your terrific support. with that i would like to call to the mic our great partner, the department of water and the folks
SFGTV2
Nov 24, 2012 12:30am PST
commander mike kress, operations officer at naval beach group 1, i was a coach during the exercise. we supported the exercise with 3 subject matter experts from amphibious construction battalion 1, their expertise is in route clearance, they actually played in the exercise and i was the coach for the exercise. >> good morning, i'm colonel alley, marine operations officer for the marine expedition briged. i was responsible for the planning and (inaudible). >> good morning, my name is (inaudible), superintendent pe department of public works, i'm responsible for street cleaning, trees, landscaping through the city. on the day of the incident i was the operations chief at the incident command poach at ocean beach. >> good morning, i'm captain houston with the california national guard. i'm with first marine briged. i've been coming to san francisco since may for the planning efforts and i got to participate in the com drill with 6 marines and we were dispersed from all 3 different sites. >> good morning, everybody, my name is michelle geddis, i'm with the san francisco department of emerg
CBS
Oct 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
what breezy point looked like before. rows of houses just a block or two from the beach. this is what the neighborhood looks like now. governor andrew cuomo walked the ground today and heard remarkable stories of heroism. the fire started about 11:00 when the hurricane was at its height. by the time firefighters made their way here, water pipes were bursting, and there was little pressure in the hydrants. they laid hoses in the rising water and used the flood to fight the fire. f.d.n.y. assistant chief joseph fifier is the assistant. >> fire flames shooting up in the air 100 feet, and moving quickly to the west, driven by the hurricane. >> pelley: you had winds of something like 80 miles an hour blowing this fire. >> exactly, and winds coming off the ocean, very intense flames blowing from the southeast, so we had two fronts of fire that we had to deal with. >> pelley: you know, when it comes to residential fires in new york city, where does this one range? >> as far as i know, unless you want to go back into the 1800s, this is probably the biggest private residential fire that we've
CBS
Nov 8, 2012 4:00am EST
had their power restored lost it again. teresa garcia is in rockaway beach, new york. good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. look it or not, ready or not, people in this tri-state region are pretty storm weary but they had to power through a nor'easter that brought a lot of snow, windy conditions, slushy and miserable out there. this is actually a snowstorm that's proving to be on track to break records for snowfall in november, for example in central park about four inches fell. here at rockaway beach on the boardwalk, definitely more than three. and all this snow is basically going to make those clean up efforts after superstorm sandy that much more difficult for those neighborhoods hard hit. high winds and heavy snow whipped the boardwalk in rockaway beach in queens, new york. that's where tom ford lives. he was told to evacuate his badly damaged home before the winter storm hit but he's not budging. >> i got too much invested. >> reporter: he said he'll weather this storm like the last one. >> share some food. get some heat. >> reporter: towns up and down the coa
SFGTV2
Nov 26, 2012 5:00am PST
year, 4,000 to 5,000 tons of trash ends up in long beach. man: we've created a system to deal with flooding but inadvertently created a pathway for pollution to get into our waterways. narrator: los angeles county is beginning to develop ways to reduce the infrastructure's impact upon the environment. on the front lines of protecting the beaches, are the crews that clean out the stormwater system. man: this big vactor truck works on the same principle as your vacuum cleaner in your house, only this thing sucks up the whole house. some of the storm drains collect a lot of trash. i started cleaning drains in '93. they were horrible because they hadn't been maintained so much. now this is a priority. you have trash, animal waste, and it ends up on our beaches. that is a health risk. that is one of the main reasons why we have to close the beaches after heavy rain. narrator: but even when it's not raining, water still enters the stormwater system, carrying pollutants. here on the west coast, a lot of our storm drain systems are separate from the sanitary sewer system, so if you dump so
SFGTV
Nov 29, 2012 3:00pm PST
, everyone, welcome to the chinatown north beach city college campus (cheering) it just feels like it's been a long time, but, you know, it's just on a site that many of us remember. nothing has ever come easy for our community, especially when it was on this block of the international hotel. many of you remember those years and we weren't afraid of struggle. we weren't afraid of making sure that the interests of our communities was well represented and we would fight for every inch to improve it. and so today it's my pleasure to join all of you, to join the trustees, the interim chancellor and all the past chancellors, the past trustees who for many, many years were contributing so much of their fantastic time to making sure this was a wonderful institution for all of us. to our board of supervisors and no less our board president, david chiu and eric, scott wiener, maria, who are here on behalf of the board working closely with me as well as our state senators like senator leno, making sure the topic of our education is foremost in our priorities, our minds, our budgets, in our w
KRON
Nov 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
park and i am really enjoying the sunshine. >> ocean beach is usually cold. >> we will come up with did not know what to expect we saw a blue skies and said let us go to the park and we came back and went to the beach. >> that cold winter season is just around the corner but on ocean beach that is not on their mind. just how beautiful it is. this is one of the reasons why we live here. jeff bush, kron 4. >> beautiful temperatures around the bay area with 70's in most areas and cooler along the coast. not much of a spread of around the bay today with mid-70s are run the east. santa rosa, 77 degrees. as the go for tonight clear skies and more sunshine. more warm weather and even warmer tomorrow. clear. there could be some patchy dense fog around some areas but sunshine and a 70's once again. then the san francisco, amid 70's and nearly 80 degrees in redwood city. and if the forecast high of 80s in santa rosa. these temperatures are three, five degrees warmer wind even even monday, tuesday, record high temperatures! >> and tens of thousands of runners from the marathon flew into new yo
CSPAN
Nov 30, 2012 6:00am EST
events will be occurring more frequently in the future. invested -- the beaches have been replenished. it acts as a natural storm break to ocean city in which there are lots of people who live, have homes, etc.. it worked. it prevented a lot more damage that would otherwise have occurred. it is an investment. we make those investments to save lives and property and it did work. i will be coming back to tell you we need to invest and common-sense ways we can deal with the realities, we also need water resources development act, a water bill, you had a hearing on that. we need to move that forward. that provides areas we can help with necessary infrastructure deal with flooding and storm damage. i introduced the water infrastructure resiliency sustainability act to provide funding for communities like reducing flood in vulnerable communities. that deals with those communities that have sea level issues, sea level is rising and we have to deal with that in the ways we provide support to our local communities. as i said before our first priority is to help the affected communi
KRON
Nov 5, 2012 4:00am PST
to go to the beach. the perfect a to lay out and work content. 83 for santa cruz. upper 17 monterey. mostly sunny conditions. mid-70s for bodega bay. for stinson beach. mid '70s and ocean beach. >> your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast we will continue with a record- breaking temperatures as we head into tomorrow. temperatures will cool. thursday we are tracking the passage of a call from. we could see showers along it in on the back in as well. flaw that could continue into friday morning. sunny conditions and to the afternoon. temperatures drastically cooler into the week and well below the seasonal average. your highs in line los '60s. the '60s for your bay locations and upper 50s with the coast. >> in traffic is a quiet morning. we do have overnight's construction but we're not looking at hot spots and slowdowns. your approach to the bay bridge toll plaza five out of oakland and santa scope. traffic is flowing freely know literalist contend with. >> the san mateo bridge to allies heading towards foster city. southbound 101 the golden gate bridge looking good. off to a little
ABC
Nov 7, 2012 5:30pm EST
city. big nor'easter coming in. beach erosion, high tides. we'll talk about the impacts around baltimore when we come book. >>> some new research shows that medicine could be used to fight cancer. scientists studied nearly 19,000 cancer patients taking statins and found the risk of death dropped by 15%. more studies will have to be done but it showed the benefits could be broad, in this case working with patients with 13 different types of cancer. >>> there's a shot to avowed the flu for the nora virus and it can leave you dehydrated. food is one of the most common kays the virus is spread and it tends to move person to person and faster in nursing homes and daycare. >> nora virus is a virus. it's fund in the stool and it's easily contagious by touching something or touching something that's been or a surface that hasn't been wiped properly. >> researchers are working on a vaccine but for now doctors are recommending just wash your hands often as a good defense. >>> forget genetics, a new study found the amount of alcohol a person drinks could be related to where they live. the
Current
Oct 31, 2012 8:00pm PDT
of folks. i've seen businesses in coney island the beach, the rock rockaways, whole commercial strips knocked out. we have to help them get the fema loans and get the support that they have coming to them, and we have to make sure that insurance companies treat this situation with respect and treat it promptly. >> eliot: you're exactly right. there are going to be parts of this city where transportation and pow is restored, and other communities completely destroyed, shopping districts homes, residential areas completely gone and their infusion of capital that they'll need to are rebuild, the likes we haven't seen here. we've seen in 9/11, but not since then. we have errol advocate bill de blasio, thank you for being here. >> thank endless shrimp is our most popular promotion at red lobster. there's so many choices, the guests love it! [ male announcer ] don't miss endless shrimp, just $14.99! try as much as you like, anyway you like. like new teriyaki grilled shrimp. offer ends soon! my name is angela trapp, and i sea food differently. >> sandy hit new york city in the surrounding ci
Current
Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT
dicey situation for a lot of folks. i've seen businesses in coney island the beach, the rock rockaways, whole commercial strips knocked out. we have to help them get the fema loans and get the support that they have coming to them, and we have to make sure that insurance companies treat this situation with respect and treat it promptly. >> eliot: you're exactly right. there are going to be parts of this city where transportation and pow is restored, and other communities completely destroyed, shopping districts homes, residential areas completely gone and their infusion of capital that they'll need to are rebuild, the likes we haven't seen here. we've seen in 9/11, but not since then. we have errol advocate bill de blasio, thank you for being here. >> thank you. >> eliot: we have erroll louis we have more coming right up. this is more than a teddy bear. it's a step towards normal. it's why allstate catastrophe teams not only have hot coffee and help for grownups... they've also handed out more than twelve thousand teddy bears to kids. people come first... everything else is second. tha
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 5:30pm PST
beach, not far from the place where life will never be the same. our report tonight from stephanie gosk. >> reporter: two and a half weeks, and nobody in this line has been back home to ortley beach until today. what do you expect to see today? >> disaster. >> reporter: dread mixes with frustration, but the police officers still smile. >> good luck, folks, you have to wear this when you're on the island. >> reporter: sixteen school buses pick up and drop off. nobody is allowed to drive. two people per household, carrying one empty bag each. captain bruce bergess says this system is the only safe way to let residents back. >> we're here to help, we're here for security. >> reporter: homeowners have only a few hours to collect valuables. they will not be back here for weeks. >> i still didn't believe it until i walked around the side, seeing the house split open. >> reporter: split open. >> reporter: ortley beach is in lockout, police officers from places as far away as louisiana work around the clock shifts. over the next five days, 5,000 people will return, a boat in the living roo
PBS
Nov 28, 2012 4:00pm PST
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SFGTV
Nov 12, 2012 6:30am PST
with our final blessing of this land here in north beach, the home of so many wonderful poets and authors, writers, who bring great honor to this land. and there is nothing that i can think of more honorable than a library that will bring together all of the worlds that we know and many worlds that we don't yet know will all be on this land for all of us for years to come. thank you so much for your support. we're going to continue to need it as we go forward building. thank you. [ applause ] >> thank you, jule. i see another former library commission president and former commissioner charles. thank you for your great service as well. [ applause ] when we talk about partnerships, there is no other group that better defines partnerships for the city and support and the public-private partnership than the friends of the san francisco public library and have provided the funding for all of our furniture, the fixtures and all of the equipment. it truly owns our library in that regard. it's my pleasure to introduce of the executive director of the friends of the san francisco libraries
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